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Address: East Park Drive, Blackpool FY3 8PP, England
Phone Number: +44 1253 830830
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Blackpool Zoo is a family friendly attraction, providing fun and education...

Blackpool Zoo is a family friendly attraction, providing fun and education for all ages. Situated only 2 miles inland the Promenade, the park is easily accessible from the M55 motorway.Over 1000 animals, birds, reptiles and invertebrates reside in a scenic 32 acre park amidst mature trees, lakes and spacious lawns where the kids can burn off their excess energy.All your favourites are here including big cats, elephants, giraffes, sealions, gorillas, orangutans, camels, zebras and many, many more. Opened in 2014, the new Orang Utan Outlook allows visitors to get up close and personal with these charismatic apes.Open daily (except Christmas Day) from 10 am, the park's closing times vary seasonally.

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Great day out

Lots to see and do, well presented enclosures and lots of interesting info. Places to eat or take a picnic and plenty of ice cream opportunities. Definitely worth a visit if you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Lots to see and do, well presented enclosures and lots of interesting info. Places to eat or take a picnic and plenty of ice cream opportunities. Definitely worth a visit if you are in the area, or a trip if you aren't.

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Lancashire, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited Monday 22nd August with our young child. Had an excellent day walking round the zoo and we were lucky to see some of the bigger animals- tigers, lions and the elephant. The zoo is very clean and well maintained, we saw staff emptying the bins several times during the day. Looking forward to returning next year when the new... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My self and wife visited the zoo.Highly recommend the zoo clean and tidy.The animals looked healthy.Plenty to do and we had a great day even without kids.

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1 Thank Bass F
Wolverhampton, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Best zoo we have been to by far. Came to blackpool on holiday and brought tickets with my Tesco club card point well worth it. Also the tower circus was brill.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had a great time here, lots to see and do. Although the times for the showings of animals and feeding times were a bit lengthy in between so we missed them or were a bit fed up waiting. Apart from that we had a great time. Clean zoo, well looked after animals, what more do you want?! And the foot... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My self and husband visited the zoo before we came home very pleased we did one of the best zoo's we have been to great day loads to see and do great to take a picnic and spend the day .

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1 Thank elliezoe
Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just spent the whole day at Blackpool Zoo for the first time. Amazing Day Out! Couldn't fault the Zoo on any aspect. Very well laid out and organised. The Programme gives all the times of feeding and displays and times of interest of the animals. Everywhere was clean and very natural. There were plenty of places to sit. We took... More 

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Timperley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great place to visit with or without children, lots to do for all ages. Educational and informative but not preaching! Regular talks by the keepers are great fun with an ideal level of info and entertainment. Sea lion show was fantastic, showing how the various "tricks"were mimicking natural behaviours. All the favourite animals are there together with some more unusual,... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The animals were fantastic and there was lots to see and do for reasonable prices. It was lovely to see free roaming animals in parts of the zoo too. Parking was however, ridiculous. At first, the car park wardens were advising people out of the car park and attraction onto a double yellow lined street and main road so people... More 

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BlackpoolZoo, Guest Relations Manager at Blackpool Zoo, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. Sorry about the car parking, but our own car park has been completely full on a couple of occasions recently and we've had to send some of our visitors to the Model Village down the road for parking. Our own staff did fill every corner of our car park, but we haven't had anyone blocked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely loved the zoo it is amazing would highly recommend people to visit here so much to do and see fabulous place will be going back again in the future

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